Summarize the day’s reading in one paragraph.
The sayings of King Lemuel—an inspired utterance his mother taught him. He shares from his mother’s wisdom and then describes her character in great detail. A wife of noble character is described in every aspect of her life from the moment she wakes up to when she ends her day. It even shares how her actions honored not just herself but her whole family.
What is one key verse? Why?
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,
for the rights of all who are destitute.
Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
I found this very reflective of the wisdom needed for handling injustices going on today. These were words of wisdom from a mother to her son. We have a responsibility to spread good to all people because God values all his children. Those who are christian parents, our duty is to train our children in how to treat others.
How does what you read change your vision of God?
God desires for us to strive to be holy like him in our lives. We can do this in every little thing we do and not just in big gestures.
How does what you read change your vision of yourself or others?
The Proverbs 31 woman can often make me compare my life to hers. I think in some ways that is good and at times not. I allow this passage to be a motivator of what it looks like to be a woman of high faith and character. The tasks in my life may look different but the work ethic could be imitated.
How will you Go With God because of this reading? (What is an action step?)
I will strive for high faith and character in my discipleship looking for ways I could push myself to honor God even in the everyday tasks of life.
“Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:31
Where did you see Jesus in these chapters? (What made you think about Jesus?)
Jesus worked diligently to teach and spread the word of God. He was the true example of who we should imitate.